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" A log of wood is brought into the midst of the room : this is Dun (the cart-horse}, and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated attempts, they find themselves... "
The Works of John Webster - Page 54
by John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1880
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The Works of John Webster: With Some Account of the Author, and Notes

John Webster - 1859 - 383 pages
...when Dun is extricated of course ; and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected effort« of the rustics to lift the log, and from sundry arch...contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toefl." Note on Hen Jonson's Works, vol. vii. p. 28:). § veneyl Or venue, л technical term for a...
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A glossary: or, Collection of words, phrases, names, and allusions ..., Volume 1

Robert Nares - English language - 1859
...and the merriment arises from the awkwiird and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. Ben. Jons., vol. vii, p. 283. It is to this that allusion is made in Hudibras, part iii, canto iii,...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1862
...The gnme continues till all tho company take part in it, when Dun is extricated of course ; and tho @( 0 tees."— Worla of Ben, Jonson, Vol. VII. p. 282. (12) SCENE IV. — This it the-—] It is instructive...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1867
...it, and call for more assistance. The game continues till all the company take part in it, when Don is extricated of course ; and the merriment arises...the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Note on Jonson's Works, vol. vii. p. 283. dup, to do up, to open : dupp'd the chamber-door, vii. 181. (In Hari...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 9

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1867
...(the cart-horse), and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Note on Jonson's Works, vol. vii. p. 283. dup, to do up, to open : dupp'd the chamber-door, vii. 181. (In Harman's...
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Tragedies. Poems

William Shakespeare - 1867
...cart-horse), and a cry is raised, that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...log, and from sundry arch contrivances to let the cuds of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet...
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...it, and call for more assistance. — The game continues till all the company take part in it, wheu H 00 0 0 This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it,...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet. 1871

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1871
...(the cart-horse), and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it....
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet. 1871

William Shakespeare - 1871
...the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repealed attempts, they find themselves unable to do it, and...to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it....
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Conflict of generations - 1871 - 480 pages
...part in it, when Dun is extricated of course; and the merriment arises from the awkward and alfected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and from sundry...to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it....
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